The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 137 132 118
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 7 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.31% 0.25% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.33% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 14
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +53.33%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Software Architecture
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1816 1823 1628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.18% 76.40% 72.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1252 1269
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Reading region.

Software Architecture Salary Trend in Reading

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Architecture.

1 16 (84.21%) Software Engineering
2 13 (68.42%) C#
3 11 (57.89%) C++
4 10 (52.63%) Degree
5 9 (47.37%) Windows
5 9 (47.37%) Linux
6 8 (42.11%) UNIX
6 8 (42.11%) Java
6 8 (42.11%) OO
6 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
7 7 (36.84%) .NET
7 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
7 7 (36.84%) Rational DOORS
7 7 (36.84%) SDLC
8 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (31.58%) Open Source
8 6 (31.58%) UML
8 6 (31.58%) Spring
8 6 (31.58%) Maven
9 5 (26.32%) Genesys
9 5 (26.32%) Firmware
9 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
9 5 (26.32%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
9 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (26.32%) Web Services
9 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
9 5 (26.32%) Eclipse
9 5 (26.32%) PhD
9 5 (26.32%) SOA

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Node.js
1 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.53%) VPN
1 2 (10.53%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Star Schema
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (31.58%) Maven
3 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
3 5 (26.32%) Eclipse
4 2 (10.53%) JIRA
4 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Aerospace
3 2 (10.53%) Avionics
4 1 (5.26%) French Language
4 1 (5.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Software Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Architect
4 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Principal Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Senior Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Development Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Development Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Development Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) Spring
3 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
3 5 (26.32%) Web Services
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
3 5 (26.32%) Vaadin
3 5 (26.32%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (5.26%) RESTful
4 1 (5.26%) Struts2
4 1 (5.26%) FreeMarker
4 1 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) J2EE
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) JDBC
4 1 (5.26%) Servlets
4 1 (5.26%) STL
4 1 (5.26%) Struts
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (26.32%) User Experience
2 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) Android
3 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Software Engineering
2 8 (42.11%) OO
3 7 (36.84%) SDLC
4 6 (31.58%) Open Source
4 6 (31.58%) UML
5 5 (26.32%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) SOA
5 5 (26.32%) Release Management
5 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Multithreading
6 2 (10.53%) Business Development
7 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.26%) ETL
7 1 (5.26%) MVC
7 1 (5.26%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C#
2 11 (57.89%) C++
3 8 (42.11%) Java
4 3 (15.79%) Python
4 3 (15.79%) C
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Degree
2 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) PhD
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Genesys
3 2 (10.53%) Websense
4 1 (5.26%) Capita